What would you like to know about Boston Midtown? Here’s a brief overview:

Anchored by t.he Boston Common the Theater District the Financial District and Government Center is a relatively
new residential neighborhood Midtown which continues to move towards a 24/7 live and work enclave right in the heart of the city. Anchoring Midtown on one end is the Boston Common one of the oldest parks in the country with 50 acres of land the common is part of the Emerald Necklace of parkways that strings throughout Boston the location of numerous theater and musical events it’s also home to the Frog Pond which offers ice-skating in the winter.
Downtown Crossing is a shopping district just east of the common and it’s anchored by Macy’s plus numerous restaurants and small business establishments it’s also nearer to Fanueil Hall part of Downtown Crossing is a pedestrian mall and it’s closed to traffic.
Founded in 1660 the Boston’s oldest cemeteries Paul Revere and three signers of the Declaration of Independence have had their final resting place here; Kings Chapel burying ground the sight of many graves of historical figures and the oldest cemetery in the country.
Boston the old City Hall is one of the few remaining French Second Empire style buildings in the country built between 1862 and 1865 it’s located on the Freedom Trail and it’s now home to an upscale Steakhouse restaurants da the square is located in the financial district sitting above a parking garage the 1.7 acre park is a popular lunchtime
destination for area employees numerous restaurants and shopping opportunities as well as bars and clubs can be found in and around the Midtown area and of course there’s Boston’s theater district a hotspot for local off-broadway theater and tour in productions it’s also home to numerous restaurants several comedy clubs nightclubs and piano bars where the patrons belt out show tunes late into the night
If you enjoy living on the edge of Boston Common that is the Grandview the Parkside and trim out on the common all enjoy premiere views of the park and Back Bay the elegant Ritz-Carlton with over 35 stories overlook the park and
Back Bay on one side and Boston Harbor on the other side and it’s a full-service doorman building with all
the bells and whistles you would expect the new Residences at the W soar 28 floors above the theater district 45
Province with over 30 levels of stunning views offer floor-to-ceiling windows as well and views of the common Back Bay the Charles River te Financial District and the harbor with incredible views of the city and the most convenient of locations Midtown Boston has some of the best options for high-rise city living.

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John Ford
John Ford

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs

In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.


For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.


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John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.

John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114



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